An Extra Point That's Drawn Extra Attention
An extra point in football is usually uneventful, a mere afterthought.
But in Texas, kicker Luis Aranda of Midland's Robert E. Lee High School turned his attempt into a viral video.
His kick cleared the defensive line, but was far to low. The ball smacked a referee in the head, knocking off his cap. The ball ricocheted upward, hitting the crossbar and bouncing over for a successful attempt.
Robert E. Lee went on to beat El Dorado, of El Paso, 35-16.
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